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Checking the market

Searching for bid and offer prices from market makers to find the best deal.

Checking the Market

The act of reviewing the current quotes for a security in order to find the best price. If one seeks to sell, checking the market involves reviewing the bids. On the other hand, if one seeks to buy, it means reviewing the asks. See also: Bid-ask spread.

checking the market

To scan market maker quotations to find the lowest ask or highest bid for a security.